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The perpetual quest for growth drives our economics. That’s why our environment and financial system lurch from crisis to crisis<p>There was “a flaw” in the theory: this is the famous admission by Alan Greenspan, the former chair of the Federal Reserve, to a congressional inquiry into the 2008 …

Sea Level

Eight Dead From Sweltering Nursing Home as Florida Struggles After Irma

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The first patient was rushed into the emergency room of Memorial Regional Hospital around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, escaping a nursing home that had lost air-conditioning in the muggy days after Hurricane Irma splintered power lines across the state.<p>Another arrived at 4 a.m. After a …

Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months.<p>As early as March, …

Eric Eugène Murangwa, a Tutsi and former national team captain, was spared being butchered in his home by Hutu soldiers when one of them recognised him in a team photograph<p>Eric Eugène Murangwa was face down on the floor of his home being shouted at. “I am a Rayon Sport fan, how can you say you play …

Africa

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a Mac.<p>Honestly, I'm a little embarrassed to admit …

Software

North Korea makes chilling threat against UK as it ramps up war preparations

North Korea has threatened the UK with “a miserable end” if it participates in the joint US-South Korea military exercises currently taking …

North Korea

Trump to NRA: 'You have a true friend in the White House'

ATLANTA (AP) — For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling …

The Week In Review: Total Solar Eclipse Enthralls the U.S.

Millions of people across the U.S. looked up at the sky in wonder this week, as the Sun, the Moon and the Earth aligned, resulting in a total solar eclipse.<p>Billed as a spectacle-of-a-lifetime, the total solar eclipse was seen from coast to coast in the U.S. for the first time in nearly a …

Mayweather v McGregor: Where to watch in the UAE

This weekend’s fight between undefeated, 11-time, five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and UFC Lightweight World Champion Conor McGregor …

United Arab Emirates

In blow to Iran, Egypt becomes surprise new player in Syria

A new and surprising player has recently entered the Syrian arena and has already contributed to establishing local cease-fires: Egypt received Saudi …

Cigarettes and energy drinks to double in price on October 1

The cost of cigarettes and energy drinks will double as of October 1, the country's tax authority has said.<p>The move was confirmed just a day after …

United Arab Emirates

Must-visit extreme restaurants around the world

From under the sea to high in the treetops, these extreme restaurants think well outside the dining room.Ithaa Facebook & Redwoods Treehouse<p><b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>Thrill-seeking travelers should not forget that adventure can be found during a sit-down dinner just as much as it can be found trekking …

This 11-Bedroom Dubai Villa Includes a Nightclub

The 46,000-square-foot house was built in 2007<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Dubai, UAE<p><b>Price:</b> AED $200 million (US$54.5 million)<p>This 11-bedroom villa is …

The internet is loving CNN anchor Don Lemon’s calm, razor-sharp response to Trump’s Phoenix rally

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s trademark Johnson’s Baby Powder on her …

Biomedicine

The 10 biggest job interview mistakes: essential advice from the experts

If you are repeatedly being turned down for roles that you have the skills and qualifications for, you could be guilty of committing of these common interview blunders.<p>Many employers, especially those flooded with applicants, have a low tolerance for mistakes - so candidates should brush up on …

Employment

Outraged in Private, Many C.E.O.s Fear the Wrath of the President

At what point do the C.E.O.s of the largest companies in the United States tell President Trump that enough is enough?<p>Not yet, apparently.<p>On Monday morning, President Trump went on a tirade against Kenneth C. Frazier, chief executive of Merck, the pharmaceuticals giant. Mr. Frazier, one of the …

9 Hacks To Make This Year's Festival Season Your Cheapest Yet

Nothing compares to the thrill of seeing your favorite artists alongside tons of game-changing newcomers in one epic weekend. While you can't put a …

Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The British parliament will hold a rare two-year legislative session to tackle the complexities of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the government said on Saturday.<p>FILE PHOTO: An EU flag flies above Parliament Square during a Unite for Europe march, in London, Britain …

McDonald's Just Introduced a Menu Addition That Will Literally Change the Way You Eat Burgers | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>The arches don't merely want to be golden.<p>They want to be made of more pure gold than Donald Trump's faucets.<p>It's hard to scrape by in the low-margin business. But if you persuade people you're, …

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Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 29, 2017)

This week ended with tragic terrorism in London, which left seven dead and many more injured. The van and knife incidents were followed by the arrest of 12 people and strong words from U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Before the latest sweep of terror, the week in the U.S. was largely dominated by …

Hyundai Motor denies media report on holding company structure | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor Co on Friday denied a media report that it is seeking to introduce a holding company structure.<p>The logo of Hyundai Motor is seen at its dealership in Seoul, South Korea, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji<p>Maeil Business Newspaper said on Thursday that Hyundai Motor …

All travellers from Europe could face ban aimed at thwarting terrorists who want to smuggle explosives in electronic gadgets<p>The Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the US from UK airports from taking laptops into the cabins, sources have told the Guardian.<p>The proposed …

Trump Administration